Sundance 2021 Reviews: Coda, Marvelous and the Black Hole, On the Count of Three, One for the Road

Sundance Film Festival

CODA It’s difficult to capture the beauty of Coda in words. It’s something that needs to be experienced as a stepping stone for more deaf representation in film. Siân Heder’s writing and direction make the audience wonder why we’ve never had a story like this before. And that question is pondered

Son of Monarchs Review: A beautiful, complex, but at times puzzling film

The monarch butterfly is one of the most well known and studied butterflies on the planet, and it is also of tremendous cultural importance in Mexico, both for its beauty and for what it does for the tourism industry in Michoacán. But the butterfly has also become a symbol for

Safety Review: A Heartwarming Tale of Brotherly Love

Safety Movie Review

Ray Ray McElrathbey (Jay Reeves) believes he’s made it. And who can blame him? He’s a red-shirt freshman playing safety for the Clemson Tigers football team. He has a dorm, is acing his classes, and is standing out in practice. But his dream comes under threat when his mother is

Mank Review: A Gorgeous Movie About Legacy And Failure That’s Devoid Of Emotion

Mank Netflix Review

David Fincher's Mank is brilliantly summarized by its titular character when he says "You cannot capture a man’s entire life in two hours. All you can hope is to leave an impression of one." Sadly, the impression Netflix's Oscar-hopeful leaves is not a very lasting one, but a surface-level, distant

Neighbors 2 Movie Review

Neighbors 2 is the sequel to the 2014 hit featuring Zac Efron and Seth Rogen. They both reprise their roles as Teddy and Mac in this film but they now have new neighbors to start war with, college sorority Kappa Nu. The film takes place a few years after the